Change of Speech


Direction: In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech.

  1. The lady said to the servant, “If you don’t wash the clothes properly, I will dismiss you.”









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    Correct Option: A


  1. Rita said to me, “Will you lend me this classic ?”
    Rita asked me









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    Correct Option: A



  1. The teacher said to the student “Why do you disturb the class?”









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    Correct Option: C


  1. The teacher said, “Gandhiji was born in India.”









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    As the statement is a Universal Truth, there will be no change in the Tense of the Verb.

    Correct Option: C


    As the statement is a Universal Truth, there will be no change in the Tense of the Verb.



  1. “Would you open the door please?”









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    Correct Option: B